Friday, April 10, 2009


Hi friends, let me talk about rasam now. Its really a favourite dish for my hubby and my father. They love to have rasam for their daily lunch. I love to cook that because its very easy to cook. Hardly it will take 5 mits to cook. And when you talk about the benefits of rasam. Its helpfull for good digestion. If some one at my place suffers with cold my immediate suggestion will be Milagu rasam as it got some medicinal benefits. Let me share the recipe with you all.
Black peppercorns – ½ tsp
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Garlic Cloves - 4
Tamrind juice (or thick store bought pulp 1/4 tsp)
Tomato - 1
Turmeric powder – 1 pinch
Corrainder leaves (chopped)
For Tempering:
Mustard seeds – ¼ tsp
Cumin seeds – ¼ tsp
Dry red chilli - 1
Few Curry leaves
Asafoetida powder – a pinch
Oil – 1tsp

Method :
  • Grind black peppercorns, cumin seeds and garlic coarsly in a mixie and keep aside.
  • Take a bowl crush tomatoes with your hands and add tamrind juice,turmeric powder.
  • Heat oil in a kadai or pan and splutter mustard and cumin seeds, red chilli, curry leaves, corriander leaves, asafoetida , grounded pepper cumin and garlic mixture.
  • Add little salt and water and heat for few minutes.
  • Switch off before the mixture begins to boil.
  • Garnish with remaining Coriander leaves
Serve hot with rice and coconut thuvayal and potato varuval.

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